Victorians Decoded — Art and Telegraphy (Sep 2016)

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, Guildhall Yard (off Gresham Street), The City, London51.515364 -0.0919
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10 AM to 5 PM (Mon-Sat); 12 noon to 4 PM (Sun)
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"Victorians Decoded" will explore the effect that telegraphy had on the Victorians, when communications were revolutionised by the laying of a cable along the floor of the Atlantic ocean.

This groundbreaking technology meant that communications, which would previously have taken weeks to be delivered by ship, were now possible within a single day.

Artists responded to this newly connected world with great imagination, and a wider social connection can be seen in Victorian art, science, and the personal papers of telegraph pioneer Sir Charles Wheatstone.

 

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